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Holly is Director of the Program for Children with Special Health Care Needs at the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health. In this role, she works with grantees focused on improving care coordination, implementing quality standards, and developing self-management supports for children with special health care needs and their families. She also directs the California Community Care Coordination Collaborative. Prior to joining the Foundation, Holly served as project director and research associate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she managed several international and domestic research studies focusing on child and adolescent health issues, including obesity prevention, media use and awareness, HIV prevention, and tobacco marketing. She has studied the effects of health-related programming developed by Sesame Workshop and MTV on children’s knowledge, attitudes, and health behaviors. She has also served as nutrition policy project associate at the Center for Science in the Public Interest in Washington, D.C., where her work included advocacy for improvements in school meal policy and menu labeling. Dr. Henry earned her MHS and PhD at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and is the proud mother of three young children.